Winchester Film Society screenings: Ali and Ava

Dates: Tuesday 29th November 2022 Other films are available on different dates
Location: The Planetarium
Duration: 95 mins
Tickets: £8

Movie fans, this one's for you! Winchester Film Society are bringing a selection of the best foreign and independent cinema to The Planetarium. Sit back, relax and soak up tales from places like Japan, Australia, Denmark and France.

On 13th December sit back and enjoy Ali and Ava (15, 95 mins). This drama from the UK is directed by Clio Barnard and set in Bradford. Watch as two cultures meet and flourish in this love story built on music, kindness and past memories.

Other films coming up this season:

  • 10 January 2023, Limbo (12A, 104 mins). This drama from the UK is directed by Ben Sharrock. This tale of four asylum seekers awaiting their fate on a Scottish island sees a clash of cultures, as well as heartache.
  • 24 January 2023, The Drover's Wife (15, 109 mins). This drama from Australia is directed by Leah Purcell and is set in 1983. Molly is heavily pregnant as she and her children struggle to survive the harsh Australian landscape. They find an escaped convict on their property and an unlikely bond forms.
  • 7 February 2023, The Worst Person in the World (15, 128 mins). This drama from Norway is directed by Joachim Trier. Julie is on the verge of turning 30. At this point in her life, she is faced with choices that force her to pursue new perspectives to decide who she wants to become.
  • 21 February 2023, Flee (15, 89 mins).  This animated documentary from Denmark is directed by Jonas Poher Rasmussen. Amin is living in Sweden illegally. While here, he relates his childhood memories of Afghanistan and Russia and his experience of human trafficking.
  • 7 March 2023, Happening (12, 100 mins).  This drama from France is directed by Audrey Diwan. Anne is a young student. But she falls pregnant in 1960s provincial France, where abortion is illegal. She decides to act, no matter the risk.
  • 21 March 2023, The Quiet Girl (15, 94 mins). This drama from Ireland is directed by Colm Bairéad. An Irish girl is sent from her dysfunctional family to relatives for the summer. In this house, where there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers one.
  • 4 April 2023, The Invisible Life of Euridice Gusmao (12, 139 mins). This drama from Brazil is directed by Karim Ainouz. Two sisters kept apart by a terrible lie make their way through life in 1950s Rio de Janeiro.
  • 18 April 2023, Night of the Kings (15, 73 mins). This reimagining of Arabian Nights from France is directed by Philippe Lacôte. This multi-layered drama sees a young man sent to prison in the Ivorian jungle. To stay alive he must tell a story that will last until dawn.
  • 2 May 2023, Shiva Baby (15, 78 mins). This drama from the USA is directed by Emma Seligman. A young woman is grappling with tradition and independence over a period of mourning.
  • 16 May 2023, Azor (15, 100 mins). This drama from Switzerland/Argentina is directed by Andreas Fontana and is an eerie political thriller. Yvan is a Swiss private banker. He travels to Buenos Aires as he investigates the mysterious disappearance of a work colleague.


To purchase a season ticket, please click 'Book event'. Then choose the date of the first showing you'd like to attend and the showtime of 7pm. You will then see the option to purchase a season ticket.

Accessibility information for film screenings

Our film screenings are fully accessible. In the Planetarium, if you have a wheelchair, we have spaces for you to sit with seats for your family and friends. The stairs have lights to make them easy to see. They are wide and broad. Seating is raked - seats at the back sit almost upright, seats at the front lean back. Whichever seat you choose, you’ll always get a padded flip-up seat with head-rest. We also have an induction loop. 

We have blue badge parking available and level access throughout the venue. 

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